Democrats Rename 5 House Committees
Friday, January 5, 2007; 8:52 PM
WASHINGTON -- In taking back control of the House, Democrats also are restoring the old names used for committees when they last headed them in 1994.
Republicans swept into power in that year's midterm elections had created their own monikers for several committees. As part of the rules changes adopted this week, Democrats reclaimed the old names for several committee and created a new name for one other panel: